Meaning of “corner” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈkɔːnər/
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That's her house on the corner.He left his clothes in a pile in the corner.They found a table in a quiet corner of the restaurant.A car came screeching around the corner.The motorcycle flashed past us and around the corner.

A2 the point or area where two lines, walls, or roads meet:

the corner of the table
There was a television in the corner of the room.
The restaurant is on/at the corner of Ross Street and Mill Road.
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a part of a larger area, often somewhere quiet or far away:

He lives in a beautiful corner of northern California.

a kick or hit taken from the corner of the field in some games, especially football

from/out of the corner of your eye

If you see something out of the corner of your eye, you just see it, but do not look at it directly.

(Definition of “corner noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)